Senior Management Team

Specialized focus. Proven performance.

In addition to the Leadership Team, the following are members of our Senior Management Team.


Riaz Bandali

President, Early Stage

Mr. Bandali has more than fifteen years of senior management, strategy development, acquisition and divestment, and operations leadership experience in the clinical research and life sciences industries. Before joining inVentiv Health Clinical, Mr. Bandali served as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at AB Sciex and Molecular Devices. Mr. Bandali has also held various positions within MDS, including that of Vice President and General Manager of Global Early Stage Development. In his role at inVentiv Health Clinical, Mr. Bandali is responsible for the leadership of the company’s early stage clinical development business which includes Phase I clinics and bioanalytical laboratories.


MJ Carino

Senior Vice President, Clinical Human Resources

Ms. Carino is a Human Resources professional with extensive experience in talent development and change management. Prior to joining inVentiv, she was Vice President of Leadership Development and Chief Learning Officer at IMS Health. Prior to IMS Health, Carino held senior level change management consulting positions with Watson Wyatt Worldwide and Anderson Consulting. As the head of HR for the Clinical segment, MJ provides leadership to the Clinical Human Resources team, collaborates on strategic priorities with the Clinical Leadership Team and Business Unit Leaders, and is responsible for the design and implementation of programs that attract, develop, reward and retain talent for the inVentiv Clinical segment.


Joseph A. Fortunato

Senior Vice President of Quality Assurance

Mr. Fortunato is an industry veteran with significant experience as a global team leader. Prior to joining inVentiv Health Clinical, Mr. Fortunato was with Covance where he held positions of increasing responsibility within the regulatory compliance and quality assurance area since 1998, most recently as Vice President, Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance. Mr Fortunato spent nearly 25 years in the pharma industry with Bristol-Myers Squibb and Ayerst Laboratories.